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By Frank Wynne (trans.) - By Victoria Mas -
Paris, 1885. In the Salpȇtrière Asylum, sixteen-year-old Louise is roused from sleep to go to a lecture, of which she will be ...Read Review
By Frank Wynne (trans.) - By Guillermo Arriaga -
1960s Mexico City and Yukon Territory: Within a four-year span, a plethora of brutal, graphic deaths engulf teenager Juan Guillermo’s entire family, ...Read Review
By Frank Wynne (trans.) - By Pierre Lemaitre -
The story begins with an act of dreadful treachery. In early November 1918, and the final days of The Great War, Albert Maillard and É...Read Review
By Arturo Pérez-Reverte - By Frank Wynne (trans.) -
Published 2013Published 2014
In 1811 Spain, in the Peninsular War, the city of Cádiz is under siege, with French artillery shelling it from across the bay. ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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